Commencement 2018 Regalia Form

Commencement
MIT Killian Court

Commencement 2018 Regalia Ordering

All graduates participating in the 2018 Commencement Exercises must wear academic regalia. Those in active military service may wear the prescribed dress uniform (Air Force, Marine, and Navy ROTC candidates, please see option 4 below).

Important: You will need to provide proof that you’ve made your regalia arrangements in order to pick up your Commencement tickets. Please read the instructions on this page carefully. More information about tickets, including the pick-up schedule, is available on the Commencement website.

If no options appear after logging in, or you cannot access the ticketing window, please contact regalia@mit.edu.


Ordering your regalia

Regalia rental orders are placed through this website and in person with the MIT Coop in Kendall Square. If you are unsure of your size, we recommend that you go to the store in person to be properly measured and provided with the correct regalia for this milestone event.

Note: Massachusetts sales tax will be applied to regalia rentals. It will appear on the order as 'Convenience Fee (or Mass. sales tax)'.

You have four options to obtain your regalia—please pay close attention to the Commencement ticket pick-up instructions associated with your preferred option. Please also note that tickets are not emailed to you upon completion of this form. You will need to pick them up in person (please see pick-up hours).

OPTION 1: Order your regalia online from the MIT Coop via this form

  • Complete the rental form on this page
  • Commencement ticket pick-up instructions: Have your MIT ID with you and be prepared to show it to staff when you pick them up in person.
  • Visit the MIT Coop in Kendall Square (325 Main Street) from April 9 through April 28 (store hours) to rent or purchase your regalia
  • Commencement ticket pick-up instructions: Have your MIT ID with you and be prepared to show it to staff when you pick them up in person.

OPTION 2: Order your regalia in person from the MIT Coop

OPTION 3: Borrow regalia from a friend or a family member, or purchase your regalia from a vendor other than the MIT Coop

  • In order to pick up your Commencement tickets, you must first complete the form on this page. Your tickets will not be released to you unless you complete this step.
    • Use the form to the right.
    • Under I don’t need to order regalia, enter a quantity of 1 for ticket type Graduating Students. Complete and submit the form.
  • When you arrive to pick up your tickets in person, be prepared to show one of the following to staff:
    • Your regalia receipt from an alternate vendor or
    • A photo of you wearing your regalia (a picture on your phone in sufficient)

OPTION 4: Wear your dress uniform (ROTC candidates only)

Air Force, Marine, and Navy ROTC candidates may wear the prescribed dress uniform instead of academic regalia, provided they have spoken with their respective commanders and have been given the correct rank to wear with their service dress.

  • In order to pick up your Commencement tickets, you must first complete the form on this page. Your tickets will not be released to you unless you complete this step.
  • When you arrive to pick up your tickets in person, be prepared to show staff a photo of you in your dress uniform (a photo on your phone is sufficient)

Regalia Order dates and deadlines

From Monday, April 9 through Saturday, April 28, you may rent your regalia either online or in person (visit the MIT Coop in Kendall Square; orders will be taken during regular store hours).

Active Coop Members, please use the code 2018Grad10 to receive your discount.

Regalia orders should be placed no later than Saturday, April 28. If you do not reserve your regalia by that date, a number of extra gowns will be available on a first-come, first-served basis from Tuesday, May 29 through Friday, June 8 at the MIT Coop in Kendall Square for the increased price of $69.50.

Regalia Purchase

If you would like to purchase your regalia, please visit the MIT Coop in Kendall Square during regular store hours before Saturday, April 28. Alternatively, you may print and mail this form.

Regalia rental Pickup

Regalia rentals reserved by Saturday April 28 are available for pick up at the MIT Coop in Kendall Square with your MIT ID on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, May 29th through Thursday, June 7th during regular store hours
  • Friday, June 8th beginning at 7:00 am

If a representative is picking up your pre-reserved regalia, please provide them with your confirmation and MIT ID.

Regalia rental return

Regalia rentals must be returned to the MIT Coop in Kendall Square in person with your MIT ID on the following dates:

  • Friday, June 8 until 7 pm
  • Saturday, June 9, 10 am – 7 pm
  • Sunday, June 10, 11 am – 5 pm
  • Monday, June 11th through Saturday, June 16th during regular store hours

Failure to adhere to the terms of the rental agreement will result in a charge from a late fee up to the full retail value of the regalia.

Country Stoles

A limited number of country stoles, which may be worn with your regalia, will also be available for purchase for $44.98. When placing your online order, please indicate the countries for which you wish to purchase a stole so those can be available for you to pick up in store along with your regalia rental.


A limited selection may be available in the store during Regalia Rental pickup.

Diploma Frames

If you would like to preorder your diploma frame (for free shipping within the continental US), please indicate which of four frame choices you would like when you place your regalia order. Be sure to indicate the shipping address in your order. Additional options are available in store for immediate pick up.

2018 T shirts

This year, a number of special edition T-shirts will be available to preorder for $10 with your regalia:



Commencement Regalia Info

The online Regalia Rental/Purchase ordering form is now closed. For in-person transactions and more regalia information, please visit this form.

Ticket Options

I don't need to order regalia....

Ticket TypePrice
Graduating Students
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Standard Regalia Rental

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Custom Phd with Tam

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Option: Country Stole

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Option: Class of 2018 T-Shirt

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Option: MIT Alumni T-Shirt

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